Khary Randolph, ©2020/

June 2, 2020; Berkeleyside

On Monday, seven days after the murder of George Floyd by a policeman in Minneapolis, an estimated 15,000 people came out for a march in Oakland, California, which has a well-deserved reputation for youth-led activism and a long history of protesting police violence against the Black community. The organizing grew out of an Instagram post from Akil Brown and Xavier Riley, both 19-year-old first-year studen